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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what was your yearly total household income before taxes?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
<= $16,000 $16,001 to $28,000 $28,001 to $48,000 $48,001 to $73,000 >= $73,001
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 917 167 20.4 17.3-24.0 166 19.0 16.1-22.3 143 15.3 12.8-18.2 109 11.5 9.3-14.0 261 26.8 23.7-30.1
Age
< 25 years 214 78 34.2 27.0-42.2 57 27.2 20.7-34.9 33 18.3 12.9-25.4 13 7.1 3.9-12.5 *** *** ***
25-34 years 519 71 16.9 13.0-21.7 85 15.6 12.3-19.7 83 14.6 11.5-18.4 72 13.7 10.7-17.3 175 33.1 28.7-37.8
35+ years 184 18 11.0 6.4-18.5 24 17.1 11.1-25.4 27 13.0 8.6-19.3 24 11.3 7.2-17.3 80 41.3 33.5-49.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 499 56 11.8 8.8-15.7 64 12.9 9.9-16.6 74 16.1 12.8-20.2 82 16.7 13.4-20.7 204 39.2 34.6-44.0
Non-Hispanic Black 162 57 39.6 30.2-49.9 34 24.5 16.7-34.3 25 10.8 6.2-18.2 *** *** *** 18 10.2 5.7-17.4
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 12.5 6.2-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 165 37 21.6 15.4-29.5 55 34.1 26.5-42.6 30 20.5 14.5-28.3 *** *** *** 11 5.1 2.5-10.0
Education
< High School 115 *** *** *** 36 33.6 24.3-44.4 11 9.8 5.2-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 202 66 36.3 28.4-45.0 59 30.5 23.4-38.7 33 15.3 10.6-21.7 18 7.4 4.3-12.3 *** *** ***
> High School 599 59 12.2 9.2-16.1 71 12.6 9.6-16.3 99 16.3 13.1-20.0 89 14.8 11.8-18.3 252 39.3 35.0-43.9
Marital Status
Married 587 39 6.7 4.7- 9.4 70 11.7 9.2-14.9 104 18.4 15.1-22.2 96 16.3 13.3-19.9 247 41.4 37.1-45.9
Other 330 128 42.0 35.4-48.9 96 30.5 24.6-37.1 39 10.4 7.0-15.2 13 3.8 1.9- 7.3 14 3.8 1.9- 7.3
Medicaid recipient
No 508 35 7.3 5.0-10.7 50 11.1 8.2-14.7 60 12.4 9.5-16.2 80 15.5 12.3-19.4 255 48.0 43.1-52.9
Yes 409 132 35.5 29.9-41.6 116 28.2 23.2-33.9 83 18.6 14.7-23.4 29 6.8 4.5-10.1 *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 293 65 25.4 20.5-31.0 55 20.5 16.0-25.7 46 16.0 12.2-20.8 31 9.4 6.7-13.2 66 18.0 14.3-22.4
2500+ grams 624 102 19.9 16.6-23.8 111 18.9 15.8-22.5 97 15.2 12.6-18.4 78 11.6 9.4-14.4 195 27.6 24.3-31.2

1Asked of all mothers.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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